Living Planet: Stopping pangolin smuggling | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 11.07.2019
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Environment

Living Planet: Stopping pangolin smuggling

Worldwide, 7000 species suffer from wildlife trafficking. One species threatened with extinction is the pangolin — a shy, nocturnal creature found in Africa and parts of Asia. Resembling an armored anteater, pangolins are ruthlessly hunted for their scales, which are highly sought after in countries like China and Vietnam.

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